28 Feb

Assistant of the future, Alexa

When I met her for the first time on Alexa, I thought that it works simply as a voice command for box the Amazon Echo. But after a few minutes, I realized that it is much more than that.

In short, the Alexa is the voice control system is launched by the company Amazon in 2014, along with the speaker Echo. In a short time, it managed to conquer the hearts of enthusiasts of technology from around the world. Why? Here are some of the most interesting things that can be done by Alexa:

Organizes the daily activity

Whether it’s about adding events in your calendar, or creating a shopping list, Alexa successfully work as a personal assistant. Not one to ever miss a dentist appointment and not to come back home from shopping with half of the things that you need.

 

You informed

Alexa, what’s the latest news? Or Alexa, how will be the weather on the weekend? Simple and quick, find out everything you are interested in.

 

Count in your place

If you find yourself in my situation and the math is not your strong point, you can ask Alexa to help you. What is the value of Pi or how is the square root of 70 are the questions that Alexa answer without thinking too much.

Turn your home into one smart

The Alexa is compatible with various gadgets and thus can control the brightness, temperature or the tv.

 

Is a friend and confidant

Sure you want as a best friend of yours to be…human. But I think you’ll appreciate when you’re bored or sad as Alexa to tell you jokes, to sing “happy birthday” or to say “Good morning”. The level of interaction that is capable of the voice system at Amazon is extremely high, a fact which has contributed greatly to the success or.

Assistant to the Alexa of the Amazon has received a new function called Hunches (Hunches) that tracks their daily behavior of the user s, learn from it and then trying to help them with various simple things around the house, such as the recommendation to lock a door forgotten open. Amazon says that the release of this functions is a step towards making the Alexa a assistant much more human in your interactions with those around you.

Function Hunches will be available at the end of the year and Alexa will carefully observe the behavior of the users with various other terminals smart, such as locks, buzzers, lighting systems or gadgets smart. When it will detect a different behavior, I will make recommendations to the user.

An example is the one in which the user shut off the TV and the light in the bedroom, a sign that she wants to sleep, but the door of the house was looked lit. Alexa I will say that it is lit and I will recommend it to extinguish it.

 

Amazon says that the release of this functions is a step towards making the Alexa a assistant much more human in your interactions with those around you. Many customers have put the recordings on YouTube in which Alexa can’t handle the more complex questions or give answers to funny.

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